NEVADA – A 38-year-old woman from Carson City was arrested in the 2400 block of Meadowbrook Lane on charges of domestic battery after allegedly punching her boyfriend repeatedly in the face. The incident occurred following an argument that escalated when the boyfriend punched the woman’s dog.
According to the arrest report, deputies responded to a residence on Sean Drive after receiving a report of a physical domestic dispute. The boyfriend had called the deputies and informed them that he had been repeatedly punched in the face by his girlfriend.
Upon arriving at the scene, deputies observed that the man appeared highly intoxicated, with dried blood under his nose and around his lips. He explained to the deputies that the argument began during a gathering with friends from work. He further disclosed that his girlfriend owns a protective husky, which bit him on the hand during the verbal altercation, resulting in puncture wounds.
In response to the dog bite, the boyfriend admitted to punching the dog multiple times and forcibly removing it from him. Subsequently, the girlfriend allegedly punched him multiple times in the face. Following the altercation, he left the residence and contacted his ex-wife to pick him up.
Deputies proceeded to the girlfriend’s residence and noticed a significant amount of blood on her sweatshirt. When questioned, she stated that she and her boyfriend had engaged in an argument, after which she expressed her intention to go to bed. However, the boyfriend insisted that she sleep on the couch, and she complied with the dog on top of her.
According to her account, the boyfriend approached her during the argument, and in an effort to protect herself, the dog bit his right hand. She admitted to deputies that she subsequently punched him multiple times in the face.
The girlfriend was taken into custody for domestic battery, and her bloodstained sweatshirt was collected as evidence. Bail has been set at $3,000.
Credits: Carson Now
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